|Name||Scituate Igneous Suite - fine-grained granite|
Igneous > Plutonic > Granitic > GraniteGray to pink, fine-grained, equigranular to locally porphyritic granite (phenocrysts of perthite and plagioclase). Contains microcline, perthite, plagioclase, quartz, and accessory biotite, zircon, allanite, sphene, monazite, fluorite, and opaque minerals; minor garnet is present in some varieties. Partly massive, but locally lineated and foliated.
|Comments||Part of Esmond-Dedham Subterrane (West Bay Area).|
Hermes, O.D. (comp.), Gromet, L.P. (comp.), Murray, D.P. (comp.), Hamidzada, N.A., Skehan, J.W., and Mosher, S., 1994, Bedrock geologic map of Rhode Island: Rhode Island Map Series No. 1, Kingston, Rhode Island, scale 1:100,000.
|Counties||Kent - Providence - Washington|